Updated: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 07:45:00 GMT | By Kim Hughes
The art of playing a genius on film

Ashton Kutcher joins a long and more-or-less distinguished list of actors who have tried to inhabit real-life dazzling minds



Ashton Kutcher joins a long and more-or-less distinguished list of actors who have tried to inhabit real-life dazzling minds (© Rex Features)
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With 'Jobs', the anticipated biopic of late Apple founder Steve Jobs hitting Indian screens on August 23, Ashton Kutcher joins a long and more-or-less distinguished list of actors who have tried to inhabit real-life dazzling minds. It’s one thing to slaughter a bunch of pretend zombies or pull off a meet-cute with a smoking hot starlet. But to convincingly convey brilliance requires some of that fancy thespian stuff. We survey Kutcher’s predecessors for clues to how he’ll fare.

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